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Published: 24 June 2010

1,962 Pages | Over 500 b+w half tones and 50 maps


ISBN: 9780198662624

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

First Edition

4 Volumes

Robert E. Bjork

  • The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages is a major new four-volume reference resource for all aspects of European history, society, religion, and culture, from 500 to 1500
  • Includes over 5,000 A-Z entries, written by more than 800 international scholars
  • Ten geographical editors and sixteen topical editors, for topics from Archaeology to Technology, have ensured the broadest and most balanced coverage possible
  • Separate entries of 2,000 words each on women, and 1,000 words each on children, in all of the geographical areas represented as well as in Jewish and Islamic society
  • Unusually broad coverage of topics such as music, medicine, and technology
  • Covers neighbouring civilizations including the Byzantine Empire, the Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples such as the Avars and the Mongols
  • Every entry includes an up-to-date bibliography
  • Extensive cross-referencing, a general index, and a thematic listing of entries ensure the reader can find the information they need quickly, and enhance browsing
  • Over 500 carefully selected illustrations and 50 maps complement the text
  • Introductory offer: £325.00 until 31st July 2010, £375.00 thereafter

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